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ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
unanimous, -- nolan, now in charge of the defense. >> the only reason i wear us base mike nolan is the offensive coordinator. >> who has it better than us? >> nobody. >> right here, right here. left and right, all day. absolutely. >> mike: 49er personnel handing out towels on the streets. who got it better than us? nobody. and 49ers hoping that them tomorrow. i'm mike shumann, abc7 news. >> ama: we're all hoping that. stay with abc7 news for the latest on he big game. mike shumann will be back live with us tomorrow morning during the morning news at 5:00. >>> happening right now, a high surf advisory in effect in the bay area. it's good news for surfers preparing for tomorrow's mavericks competition, but it wasn't good for self -- several surfers who got caught up in rough surf. sergio? reporter: coast guard spokesperson tells me two surfers got in trouble up near dylan beach in marin county. one had to be plucked from the water bay rescue boat. here at ocean beach in san francisco, rescue crews were called in to help six surfers. the strong rip tides near the cliff house create
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
the day with the defense secretary, leon panetta, in italy, as he was tracking every new development. martha? >> reporter: diane, this situation is very fluid, but reports we are getting tonight about the raid are very ominous. a u.s. official telling me tonight there were ten americans at the field, five are safe. but the fate of the other five, we do not know. what is clear tonight is that this is far from over. with algerian forces now surrounding the complex, the british prime minister is warning that this raid could end in even more bloodshed. >> it is a very dangerous, very uncertain, a very fluid situation and i think we have to prepare ourselves for the possibility of bad news ahead. >> reporter: the worst, coming after the algerian military moved in with helicopters, reportedly fearing the hostage takers were going to escape. the terror group was holed up in the natural gas plant along with their hostages, the americans and other workers from britain, france, japan and norway. some reportedly forced to wear explosives around their necks. tonight, algeria is saying the raid l
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 1:40am PST
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ABC
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
fights brewing in washington today. including gun control, the confirmation of chuck hagel at defense and the looming and unpleasant sequel to the fiscal cliff. here, the host of abc's "this week," george stephanopoulos who knows everything and can see the future too. george, let's talk about gun control. the vice president will submit his proposal for post-newtown gun control on tuesday we believe. it seems to be coalescing around cracking down on high-capacity magazines and also beefing up background checks on gun buyers. can the administration muscle those two things through? >> the white house also says they will continue to push the assault weapons ban but they know they won't get it through. lots of opposition to that. they do believe they can create a consensus particularly around this idea of background checks, universal background checks and the nra not backing down yet, though, which is also why the white house will look at executive orders they can act on on their own. tightening enforcement or gun laws. more data sharing for where sales are coming from and you see people l
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
alexander, but it was self-defense. >> hey, what's going on? >> reporter: the jury heard this voicemail arias left on alexander's phone hours after she killed him. morbidly enough, she invited a man she knew was dead to come visit her. she repeatedly used alexander's password to check the messages on his phone. stalking him, they say, even in death. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, phoenix. >>> let's check in with our legal team. "gma" legal analyst, dan abrams, along with nancy grace, who is going to cover the trial on her hln show. prosecutors always have the first go. the case seems strong. but this is relentless. >> there is an enormous amount of evidence here now. not just that she lied. but she lied again. the question in this case, and i think probably all the lawyers recognize this, is not is she going to be convicted? it's what is she going to be convicted of? will it be second-degree murder? will it be first-degree murder? will she get the death penalty? those are the key questions. that's why the interrogation tapes become really tricky for her. on the one ha
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> president obama's embattled nominee for defense secretary got a strong endorsement today from former secretary of state colin powell. the retired four-star general called chuck hagel "supremely qualified" in his words to be the next secretary of defense. powell and hagel are both vietnam vets and both republicans, but powell had some harsh words for their party saying the gop should take a very hard look at itself. >> there is also a dark -- a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party. what do i mean by that? what i mean by that is they still sort of look down on minorities. >> powell says he is still a republican but that his party's shift to the right has caused it to lose elections saying it has to change along with the country's population. >>> in india tonight, there is new outrage over a new incident of sexual attack. six men are behind bars tonight. police say a 29-year-old woman was brutally assaulted by a group of men including the driver of a bus on which she was traveling. last month the brutal and ultimately deadly attack against another woman on a bus caused wo
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
the world are watching this carefully trying to get information. martha rad das is with the u.s. defense secretary in itly. >>> but first, abc's brian ross is here with the latest breaking details. >> reporter: the british foreign aufszer tells abc news, in the last few hours, the algerian has launched an operation to free the hostages. eyewitness accounts describe a helicopter assault and number of fatalities of both hostages and terrorists. none of which can be confirmed by abc news. intelligence officials say the situation is tense. >> it is a very serious matter when americans are taken hostage, along with others. >> reporter: the terror strike came without warning wednesday morning, when an estimated 20 gunmen, first attacked a bus carrying workers, escorted by two cars carrying security teams. at least one worker was killed. then, the terrorists moved on to the compound, where they are now holed up with the american and other western hostages. intelligence officials believe this is the mastermind of the attack, mokhtar belmokhtar, a ruthless, rogue al qaeda leader, who also runs an
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
we have already made to priorities other than medicare social security and defense, means that we spend on everything from education to public safety, less as a share of our economy than it has -- than has been true for a generation. and that's not a recipe for growth. so, we've got to do both to stabilize our finances over the longterm but spur more growth in the short term. i have said, i'm opened to making modest adjustments to programs like medicare to protect them for future generations. i also said that we need more revenue through tax loopholes. if we combine a balanced package of savings from spending on health care and revenues from closing loopholes, we can solve the deficit issue without sacrificing our investments in things like education that are going to help us grow. turns out that the american people agree with me. they listened to an entire year's debate on this issue and they made a clear decision about the approach they prefer. they don't think it's fair to ask a senior to pay more for his or her health care. they don't think it's smart to protect endless loopho
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 4:00am PST
's defense releasing this statement ""zero dark thirty" does not advocate torture. to not include that part of history would have been irresponsible and inaccurate." >> there are people who are very upset about it and there are people who can't understand why anyone is upset about it at all. we generally expect different things. >> reporter: it was directed by kathryn bigelow and it's long been plagued by controversy. during it congressional members did not like how much information was given to filmmakers. >> to my knowledge i never received any. >> reporter: throughout the opening weekend fans and stars alike were greeted by orange jumpsuited protesters. they're hoping they won't wipe them out come oscar night. >> it's causing people to take sides, media critics even the acting director of the cia weighing in. it's not hurting sales at the box office of t. it is on track to make $25 million this weekend. >> a lot of headlines. >>> all right, time for a check of the weather and back over to ginger zee. hey, ginger. >> good morning, on the east coast not only will record warmth be the story
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
with the defense sec care, who is in italy, watching every move. >> reporter: secretary panetta says the u.s. will take all necessary steps to deal with this crisis. u.s. officials believing that as many as three americans are now being held but caution the numbers are fluid. it all began when 20 armed islamic militants, believed to be affiliated with al qaeda, approached a group of oil workers. the attackers were reportedly heavily armed, driving in three unmarked vehicles. the oil workers were on a bus, headed to a nearby airport. there was a fight. security forces for the workers battled back. when the smoke cleared, at least one foreign worker was dead. others wounded. the terrorists then headed to the compound where the gas refinery workers live. while it is unclear how many foreign workers they seized, sources say it could be as many as 15 to 20. along with the americans, there are british, norwegian, french, and japanese workers, too. the attackers claim this is retaliation for the french-led invasion in the african nation of mali. the french are trying to stop an al qaeda-linked gr
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>> the president's choice as the next defense secretary begins critical meetings this week on capitol hill, former senator chuck hagel has come under fire for his remarks about iran, israel and gay rights. he'll sit down with a leading democrat chuck schumer of new york among others. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> it's been one year since the cruise ship "costa concordia" disaster. hundreds of survivors and relatives of the 32 victims marked the anniversary yesterday with a candlelight vigil near the crash scene. they also released chinese lanterns that floated in the air over the ship which is still stuck in the water. it could be september before it's rolled upright and towed to a port. >> i can't believe it's still in the water. >>> american forces played a role in the failed rescue attempt of a french hostage in somalia last week. president obama revealed that u.s. warplanes entered somali air space to support that rescue operation. no weapons were used, though. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years was appa
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
the c&h sugar plant that broke out on an abandoned pier, fire cruise are in the defensive mode making sure the fire does not spread. they believe it was human cause because there is no electricity in the area. extra help going to the homeless this morning who have been struggling in dangerous conditions for days. our reporter is live at sacred heart community service. >> device a month they give out backpacks, 100 backpacks, filled with cold weather essentials and people are expected to line the block for the 9:00 give away. we would like to show you what is inside the backpacks. they are separated by gender and size including flannel blankets. the give away is not just for homeless but all in need who cannot afford to keep their families warm. the give arm is a fraction of what they do year round at sacred heart. they serve 350 families each day at close closet. you can take five articles of clothing for each person in the family. >> we give away at least 2,000 or more than 2,000 you its each day especially right now, it is the blankets. it is heavy quilts, something to keep the fami
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
is now... >> right. niners is now defensive coordinator. he knows a lot of niner players. interesting thing, 49ers are going to counter with frank gore up the middle a pillin times. >> it's a chess match. >> it will be fun. >> yes. a couple new fan photos we can share, this shows a dog in a niner's hoody. >> take a look at this one. it's a mock up of a super bowl ring on his head. keep sending your pictures to you report at kgo-tv.com.çdcv we'll show some of them on the air. >> join me tonight at 9:00 coming up then, surprising research that suggests children can grow out of autism. >>kf5÷ and after shoogts oakland considering hiring a super cop and what that means. >> jimmy kimmel live, guests tonight rob lowe, brice harper and music from big boy. >> that does it nor edition of abc 7 news. [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 delicious flavors of yoplait light, now at 90 calories each. yoplait, it is so good! this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants -- a u.s. army
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am PST
him. >> i have never doped. i've never taken performance-enhancing drugs. my best defense is i never tested positive. >> reporter: he didn't just lie to supporters, fans, and cancer survivors, he lied under oath, too. armstrong is accused of running up a doping bill experts pegged at over $1 million. >> the story's gone on so long. you win the disease. you win the tour de france seven times. a happy marriage, children. it's this mythic, perfect story. >> reporter: his biggest hope, will earn him something he is in short supply of right now, sympathy. but his performance may not have helped. i'm neal karlinsky, in new york. >> armstrong denied claims by former teammates that he ordered the use of banned substances. part two of his talk with oprah airs tonight. >>> we turn to the latest chaotic developments in the hostage situation in algeria, a day after algerian forces swooped down on militants, it's not clear how many lives were lost. we do know, however, this morning, that at least five americans are among the survivors. and abc's tahman bradley, joining us live with more. good mor
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 5:30pm PST
to protect multimillion-dollar citrus crops. >> we have a defense system set up for the cold. to try and protect whatever we can, but also, mainly to keep the field warm. >> reporter: at the beach in santa monica, tourists wondered what happened to the sunshine? >> we expected it to be a little bit warmer, but my mom just came back from san francisco a month ago, so she told me, it wasn't as hot as we could imagine. >> reporter: that cold now pushing east. storms slamming parts of utah with almost 4 feet of snow. >> it was really heavy. >> reporter: temperatures from montana to minnesota, never got above 0. for the broncos/ravens playoff game in denver, toe warmers and layers, all part of the game plan. >> two pair of socks, two pair of pants, believe it or not, i'm all in here. >> reporter: it may be hard to believe on a day like this, but the cold reality the planet is getting warmer thanks to climate change. 2012, the hottest day ever recorded in the u.s. meaning over the long term, more days like this. here in denver, temperatures are 30 degrees colder than average. the fans at t
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
it is on people's minds as they get ready to vote. >> on friday the studio, sony pictures, jumped to their defense. >> zero dark 30 does not advocate torture. to not include that part of history would be irresponsible and not accurate. >> there are people who are very upset about it and there are people who can't understand why anybody is upset about it at all. when we go to a feature movie, we expect different things. >> the story of the manhunt has long been plagued by controversy. during production republicans railed against fierce about how much information was being given to film makers. >> i never asked to classified material and to my knowledge i receiver received any. >> many were greeted by protesters ratcheting up the fight hoping they won't wipe them out come oscar night. >> you can see who wins on sunday, february 24th, when the as scars are announced live only on abc7. >>> up next, a new space mission is underway at stanford. a new kind of rover to explore a distant moon. here's a live look from the roof cam showing you the transamerica tower there. it is 40 degrees in the city. warme
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 1:40am PST
more territory as they try to close in on that country's capital. defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. will help france with intelligence and airlift support. >>> in beijing, the thick blanket of haze is forcing the chinese government to be unusually candid. the most severe air pollution on record is expected to last another day or longer. millions of people are wearing masks or staying indoors. abc's gloria riviera is there. >> reporter: the sun was shining in beijing, but you wouldn't know it. just being outside can make eyes itch and throats burn. this would be my lung tweeted one chinese resident. and time lapse photos showed how chemical clouds made buildings disappear. zero wind, freezing temperatures and factories going full tilt made this week a perfect storm for pollution. at its peak, pollution hit 755 in beijing, making breathing extremely hazardous. by comparison, the worst polluted city in the u.s., bakersfield, california, hit a high of 159 last year. it's super toxic air. >> particle pollution like that can cause heart attacks and strokes that can kill people. i
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